Rail Budget 2014

Rail Budget 2014 News

Fund crunch prompts govt to push for private sector investment

PPP has been on the Railways’ agenda for several years but it has not been able to take off .

To ramp up lines, RailMin to focus on connecting businesses through corridors

To take up port links and critical coal connectivity lines on priority, says minister.


Rail Budget 2014: Who said what

Criticising FDI in infrastructure projects, Mamata alleged it was an attempt to sell out the country

Rail Budget: No new trains for city, earlier proposals remain on paper

The budget makes no mention of several projects announced in the past.

In ‘deprived’ state, 50 projects still stuck in red tape, land laws

In the previous three budgets, several projects were proposed for the state.

Delhi gets 10 new trains, food courts at major stations

Three new lines, and the extension of the ‘run’ of three existing trains has been announced for the division


Gowda prescribes bitter pill to shore up Railways’ finances

Minister blames the deteriorating health of Railways on an irrational tariff policy.

Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train will cut travel time by one-third

Rs 60,000-cr high-speed corridor to benefit 15,000 daily commuters

Rail budget: Ready-to-eat meals of reputed brands in trains

A system of collecting feedback through IVRS mechanism from the travelling passengers on the quality of food served will be launched shortly.

Rail Budget: Govt proposes 'highest ever' plan outlay for railways

As per Budget Estimates for 2014-15, total receipts are projected at Rs 1,64,374 crore.